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Top 10 Spurious Objections to Vote at Home Systems

Amber McReynolds, Executive Director of the National Vote at Home Institute, debunks myths and falsehoods regarding the top 10 objections to 'vote at home' or 'vote by mail' election...more
CharterBank Awards $5,000 to Local Groups

The Charter Foundation awarded $5,000 grants to three organizations after garnering the highest vote totals in the CharterBank Customer Voting program. The grant recipients are the following: the...more
Man Quits Job To Start Online Philanthropic Commercial Business

Brad Wirz, a successful marketer working for large corporations, has recently quit his day job in order to start a home-based online philanthropic commercial business. The website, called...more
Women & Philanthropy
Foundation: Canton Community Foundation

Many women nowadays are working towards building better communities by their philanthropic and charitable works. Either women choose philanthropic careers or do charity through volunteer efforts,...more
5.7 Million in Grants from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awarded a total of $5.7 million in grants which will be shared by twenty-one performing artists in the fields of jazz, contemporary dance and theater to provide them...more
Building a Healthier Town By Improving Sidewalks
Foundation: Kansas Health Foundation, Western Kansas Community Foundation

The Western Kansas Community Foundation created Livewell Finney County, thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Kansas Health Foundation. Working in partnership with Garden City and the Finney County...more
Run for the Money on its 10th Year
Foundation: Community Foundation of Gaston County

Run for the Money, an annual event in Gaston County celebrates its 10th anniversary. This year's Run for the Money will include 124 nonprofit groups that will see their own fundraising efforts...more
$250,000 Energy Grant for Ottawa

With the help of Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, the city of Ottawa has received a $250,000 grant to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant that will lead to efficiency and saving...more
Bussinesses to Support Community
Foundation: Niagara Community Foundation

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Lincoln, and the Niagara Community Foundation will launch a three-year partnership to support an annual golf classic, a partnership that will present a venue...more
First Nations Development Institute Grants $300,000
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute

First Nations Development Institute awarded 10 grants totaling $300,000 through its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative, made possible through the generous support of the Walmart...more


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World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States


World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.4 million grants to 12 social enterprises in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram for development activities and capacity building investments.




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